Wonderful Words

Words not often used 2:09

This week is as chaotic in unique words as previous weeks. Lol! Yup, no real theme here. I haven’t had a #99words #flashfiction post on my Instagram in a while. Maybe I should make these words my prompts…hmmm I like that idea… Anyways, enjoy with me! vociferous – marked by or given to vehement insistent outcry; conspicuously and offensively loud;…

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Wonderful Words

Words not often used 02:08

This week’s words were inspired from all sorts of articles I read in the newspaper, information leaflets etc. during our trip to London. We were taught British English in school and to this day my vocabulary in every day use feels a bit more formal that what we read in books and hear in movies. Whenever my work gets edited…

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Wonderful Words

Words not often used 02:07

This week I have a few odd words, some made up and made famous by some prominent people and others more popular words in the written language. flummoxing – to confuse someone so much that they do not know what to do (e.g. Anyone not knowing the story would have been completely flummoxed) covfefe – “(n.) When you want to…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:06

Halo from my brand new spot on the world wide web. It has been a very educational experience to convert from a wordpress.com site to a self hosted site. It is not quite as similar to my wordpress.com site as I thought it would be. But alas. I am learning a lot and that is worth it to me. I…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:05

Halo there Last week I started my personal challenge of #1000days on Instagram. I’ve read some fascinating words in the three different pieces of writing every time. Words I’ve either never seen before or words that I’ve never learned the meaning and sometimes the pronunciation of. scimitar a sword with a curved blade that is sharp only on its one…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:04

Here are some more words that surprised me this week with interesting meanings. As a writer and a general word nerd, I find words fascinating. And beautiful and all those lyrical things. Enjoy! boughs a large branch of a tree fetters LITERARY to keep someone within limits or stop them from making progress (e.g. He felt fettered by a nine-to-five…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:03

Here are some more words that surprised me this week with interesting meanings. As a writer and a general word nerd, I find words fascinating. And beautiful and all those lyrical things. Enjoy! obstinate unreasonably determined, especially to act in a particular way and not to change at all, despite what anyone else says (e.g. She follows an obstinate conviction…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:02

I’ve managed to get another few words together that is new (or maybe just forgotten) by me. It’s not that easy to always add these words to my vocabulary but I find that they pop up here and there in the stories I write and tell. Enjoy! abodes noun a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; habitation; home…

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Words not very often used 02:01

And 2018 has officially started! May this be the year where you choose yourself. Be the best version of yourself. That way you will be the best for everybody else around you as well. Our reading together as a family has slowed down significantly over December and for this year, the aim is to get my youngest to start doing…

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Wonderful Words

Word not used very often 01:08

I read daily with my kiddos and by myself. Maybe one day I can say the same about writing…We find many words not very common or familiar to us. Usually, I just grab the dictionary or add it to my personal register of words. (I am however trying to get rid of my paper notes) The WP app is always…

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